At the end of this module, participants will be able to:
- Identify reasons why students drop out of online courses.
- Provide practical strategies on how to keep student retention rates high.
- Identify signs that a student is struggling in your online class.
- Name professional development communities for online educators.
Glossary of Key Terms
Attrition – Term used to describe a decline in the number of students from the beginning to the end of a course, program or attendance at an educational institution.
Persistence - The result of a student's decision to continue to participate in a learning event.
Retention - Continued student participation in a learning event through to completion.